The Beacon is a technologically advanced tool for the active outdoor junkie who must also be connected on the go. Combining a portable and efficiently sized package, with the sustainable power of solar energy, the Beacon will not only charge, but protect a wide range of electronic devices. In addition, the Beacon serves as a adjustable-intensity light source and signaling device.
The solar panel that can fuel the Beacon’s power insert is high-capacity and capable of charging the unit in 36 hours. The LED signaling lights are high-lume and can be seen for a mile and will flash continuously for 24 hours on a single charge. Further, the construction of the box itself is impact resistant, waterproof to at least ten feet, and floats. Simply put, while other outdoor chargers exist on the market today, none perform like the Beacon.
- The Beacon is 6 3/4 inches long,4.5 inches wide, and 2 inches thick
- The interior storage compartment is 27mm / 1.06 inches deep
- The Beacon weighs just 15 ounces
- The Beacon is fully waterproof and is designed to float either empty or with a device enclosed with a device
- As a sustainable solar energy source, the Beacon has a fully-enclosed and waterproof solar panel on the lid of the device
- Depending on the amount of sunlight, the Beacon’s 1.5 w solar panel can provide a full charge to the unit in 36 hours with a 17% conversion rate-meaning that and average iPhone will charge from zero in an hour and a half
- The Beacon may also be charged by a conventional wall outlet
- The Beacon uses a Polymer Lithium Ion battery to operate the lights and to charge electronic devices and has a 10,000 mAh rating
- The top of the Beacon is fitted with 12 White High intensity LED lights and 8 yellow hue, low-intensity lights to retain adequate night vision and retain more charge
- As to charging, the Beacon is equipped with three USB charging ports for phones and tablets. 2 ports are 5v 1.0A and, 1 port 5v 2.1A
- The Beacon’s battery life indicator shows charge at 25% 50% 75% 100%
Used, but in great shape.